1. The famous book ‘The Daughter of the East’ is written by –
a. Ms. Taslima Nasreen
b. Ms. Benazir Bhutto
c. Ms. Aunsan Suu Kyi
d. Ms. Bandaranaike Sirimavo

Option “B” is correct.
The famous book ‘The Daughter of the East’ is written by Ms. Benazir Bhutto.
2. Which is not a correct combination?
a. Prithivi Raj Raso – Chand Bardai
b. Idols – Sunil Gavaskar
c. Midnight Children – A. Sanderson
d. Meghdoot – Kalidas

Option “C” is correct.
Midnight’s Children is a 1981 book by Salman Rushdie about India’s transition from British colonialism to independence.
3. The author of the book ‘Waiting for the Mahatma’ is –
a. R. K. Narayan
b. N. A. Palkhiwala
c. Amrita Pritam
d. Manohar Malgonkar

Option “A” is correct.
The author of the book ‘Waiting for the Mahatma’ is R. K. Narayan.
4. ‘In Custody’, an English novel is written by which one of the following?
a. Anita Desai
b. Vikram Seth
c. Shoba De
d. V. S. Naipaul

Option “A” is correct.
‘In Custody’ by Anita Desai is woven around the yearnings and calamities of a small town scholar in the north of India. Anita Desai is an Indian novelist known for works on adult novels, children’s books and short stories.
5. Who wrote the book ‘The Prince’?
a. Bernard Shaw
b. Niccolo Machiaveli
c. V. S. Sharma
d. Emile Zola

Option “B” is correct.
Niccolo Machiaveli wrote the book ‘The Prince’.
6. ‘Beyond time’ is the book written by –
a. Namita Gokhale
b. Ruskin Bond
c. William Balrymple
d. None of these

Option “D” is correct.
‘Beyond time’ is the book written by Swapnil Jha.
7. “I am a little pencil in the hand of a writing God who is sending a love letter to the world.” Who said this?
a. Mother Teresa
b. Abraham Lincoln
c. Walt Disney
d. Kennedy

Option “A” is correct.
“I am a little pencil in the hand of a writing God who is sending a love letter to the world” was said by Mother Teresa.
8. Panchatantra has been written by :
a. Kalidas
b. Surdas
c. Vishakhadatta
d.

Option “D” is correct.
The Panchatantra means five books. It is possibly the oldest surviving collection of Indian fables, having been written around 200 BC by Pandit Vishnu Sharma, a Hindu scholar.
9.
The author of the book “Zest for Life” is –
a. Mark Twain
b. Emile Zola
c. Virginia Wolf
d. H. G. Walls

Option “B” is correct.
‘Zest for Life’ is a famous book by Emile Zola. It was originally published in 1884 as ‘La Joie de vivre.’ It was translated into English by Ernest A. Vizetelly as How Jolly Life Is! in 1888 (reissued in 1901 as The Joy of Life) and by Jean Stewart as Zest for Life in 1955.
10. The book “Six Machine : I don’t Like Cricket …. I Love It” is the autobiography of which cricketer?
a. Yuvraj Singh
b. Chris Gayle
c. Virender Sehwag
d. AB de Villiers

Option “B” is correct.
The book “Six Machine: I Don’t Like Cricket … I Love It” is the autobiography of Chris Gayle, a Jamaican cricketer who plays international cricket for the West Indies. The book chronicles how a shy, skinny kid from a tin – roofed shack in the back streets of Kingston became one of the most well-known stars in the global cricketing arena.

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